On this course you will develop the skill to critically analyse the use of long term coaching programmes and make judgements about how they impact on an athlete’s development. You will also evaluate the theories of how nutritional aids can enhance performance and demonstrate the development of safe and effective strength and conditioning lifting techniques. You will develop, justify and conduct a research project that will be chosen with the help of a tutor. You will undertake subjects that will further develop your practical skills and theoretical knowledge of running and leading coaching sessions across a variety of sports. You will demonstrate the ability to critically analyse theories relating to the psychological demands on athletes and how to develop coping strategies. This is in the context of the design of coaching programmes. You will be assessed by laboratory reports, essays, oral presentations, time constrained tests and practical assessments and dissertation.
You will undertake subjects that will further develop your practical skills and theoretical knowledge of running and leading coaching sessions across a wide variety of sports. Critical analysis skills will be developed to facilitate assessment the impact of nutritional, psychological and physiological interventions that may be used to optimise coaching impact.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Each application is considered on its individual merits and a range of level 5 qualifications will be considered. A typical offer would be a Merit or pass in a Higher National Diploma (HND) or a Foundation Degree ( FdSc ) in a related subject . If we receive an application that identifies you may require additional English and Maths support we may tailor an individual support package to help you with this.
Additional entry requirements
All applicants should have obtained English language GCSE ( or equivalent ) grades 9-4 or A*-C
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
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Additional fee information
Course contact details
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